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, we are asking why do we cheat? the science and emotions behind it. we are talking to doctors and psychiatrists and a human lie detector. how can you spot a lie? don't miss the why we cheat special. president obama faces a lot of challenges in his second term. one of them centers around america's security. we will look at the threats next. lock your keys in the car, geico's emergency roadside assistance is there 24/7. oh dear, i got a flat tire. hmmm. uh... yeah, can you find a take where it's a bit more dramatic on that last line, yeah? yeah i got it right here. someone help me!!! i have a flat tire!!! well it's good... good for me. what do you think? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. to volunteer to help those in need. when a twinge of back pain surprises him. morning starts in high spirits, but there's a growing pain in his lower back. as lines grow longer, his pain continues to linger. but after a long day of helping others, he gets some helpful advice. just two aleve have the strength to keep back pain away all day. today, jas
conference on science, policy, and environment. my name is peter -- i'm the executive director of the national council on environment. it is my honor to be the master of ceremonies for much of this conference. thank you for coming. lot of people are still outside. i encourage them to come in and settle themselves down. so super hurricane sandy, the drought in the midwest, and the impact on agricultural, wild fires, the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear reactor in japan last year, haiti earthquake, the list is long and worrying. in 2011 we had more disasters in the united states costing over a billion dollars than ever. in fact, we had even more expensive diasters but not quite as many in 2012. the drought and the super storm were hugely, hugely expensive. so disasters are happening with greater frequency, greater severity, and absolutely will much, much greater cost. we are here over the next three days to work across traditional boundaries to connect scientists of with practitioners, policy makers from the international to the local level, with conservation -- with corporations
who wants to use digital download to make his own assault weapons. >> science fiction has become reality. all it takes is some liquid plastic and a state of the art 3 the printer to produce the parts needed to make an assault rifle -- stated the art -- state-of- the-art 3-d printer. the internet provided the templates needed. his idea of a free society is one where everyone can make their own weapons. >> we have seen this shooting. this shooting will probably end with the sandy hook shooting. the shooting will probably end with legislation banning this type of firearm, right? this file will still be on line. you see what i'm saying? it will still be able to reproduce. if you cannot buy it in store, look how much this project is important. >> the shafts needs time to dry. we will visit again tomorrow when cody will show us how to shoot with it, but for now, it is off to latexes gun show -- a texas gun show. gun sales spike in the wake of mass shootings. people want to show what they have and stock up on the latest gear. organizers did not allow us to film inside. >> evil does not
is on to get it, i use it and sell it. >> a science fair in manchester and excitement about the revolutionary material graph scene. manchester has pioneered asearch into gradsteiphine, material so thin, it has just a single layer of atoms and many potential uses. >> you can take it and throwing out the window and it will not/. >> it is strange. >> it is contained in the tiny black flecks on this tape. it has been called a wonder material because it is destined to be incredibly useful. let's use virtual reality to get a closer look at this stuff, because it has extraordinary properties. if you scratch it, it turns out to be stronger than steel or even diamonds down at the same scale, useful for making all kinds of things more robust. it conducts electricity better than copper, vital for future electronics. you could have a computer screen that you could fold up like paper. no wonder people are talking of graphine as a material that could revolutionize the way we make things. this promotional video from samsung shows one view of the kind of gadgets but could emerge. paper thin, flexible, three-
of the science is done during summer. that's when the animals are here. that's when the day is longest. so there's more opportunity to work. >> reporter: the experts are trying to understand the impact of climate change by examining links between ice volume and wildlife. this unmanned apparatus can check the condition of underwaterce. it can precisely measure thickness and record changes in volume. scientists also use krill as a sort of canary in the coalmine. the small crustaceans live below the ice, and they are a key food source for marine animals. but estimates suggest their population is in decline. antarctic division in tasmaa breeds krill in antarctic conditions. researchers officially change the environment to monitor the impact on crustaceans. they are trying to find out if the thinning of the ice could affect krill numbers. bigger animals at the south pole provide even more data. scientists in the university of tasmania have attached small devices on elephant seals to record their movements and the temperature of the sea where they swim. they're aiming to determine how changes in the i
? and a light show. the science behind this 7 recite. -- this heavenly sight. >> hello. good to have you. in the southern regions of france, towards the pyrenees, clout pushing through. we saw an incredible amount of snow. avalanche warnings in the area are the highest they've seen in this season already, closing many of the road. people have problems getting to work as well as transportation being stopped. wednesday evening and thursday morning, the avalanche warnings have been lifted. the rest of the week, snow will become more of a rainfall problem, coming in off the atlantic's. across the u.k., heavy rain will be a problem all the way down across areas just to the west of london and towards parts of france. towards the east, it will be snowing for many parts of the balkans, which means it will be rainfall with a temperature 15 degrees. the northern part of africa, cloudy in algeria and tunisia. we will see some rain showers as well. everyday in algiers at 18 degrees. tunis, mostly cloudy, >> good to have you. the top stories on al jazeera. algerian soldiers have surrounded a gas faci
creates social change. it takes everything from science to faith. it is that fertile place right in the middle we really exceptional campaigning happens. and that is why i strive to be. i would like to do this in memoriam. may she rest in peace. the next item, a number of you have heard about. that is, a charter amendment that i am introducing today that is get the six votes we'll put a measure on the ballot before the voters of the city and county of san francisco to give the opportunity to rename our airport the harvey milk san francisco international airport. a lot of has been said about the renaming of the airport. the one thing i'm committed to is to make sure that we have an open and transparent process. all of us as individuals, whether we think about it or not, have a special relationship with our city's airport. while it is important for me, and this approach was to make sure that whatever happened, at the end of the day we gave the voters of the city and county of san francisco, the ultimate say. i would like to thank my colleagues on the board who have signed on as
of science, but none can avoid the devastating impact of raging fires and crippling drought and more powerful storms. >> the new york times reports the obama administration will tackle climate change this term by avoiding broad, far-reaching and birds through congress and instead focusing on administrative actions. these include reducing power plant emissions, increasing the efficiency of home appliances, and reducing the federal government's carbon footprint. although the white house is planning a campaign to build public support, environmentalist have been warned not to expect "full-scale engagement" what congress is preoccupied with other issues including gun control, immigration, and the federal budget. we'll have more from president obama's second inauguration after the headlines. algeria has confirmed the death toll from its recent hostage crisis and a southern gas field saying 37 foreigners and 11 workers lost their lives. the dead included three americans. the attackers came from algeria and neighboring mali as well as several foreign countries, including egypt and canada. algerian tr
. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: battle lines were drawn at either end of pennsylvania avenue today over the national debt and government spending. the opening shots came from president obama at his white house news conference. >> i thought it might make sense to take some questions this week as my first term comes to an end. >> brown: the questions were dominated by the looming debt ceiling fight. the president sternly warned republicans not to balk at raising the nation's borrowing limit. >> they will not collect a ransom in exchange for not crashing the american economy. the financial well being of the american people is not leverage to be used. the full faith and credit of the united states of america is not a bargaining chip. and they better choo
of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. i have the flu... i took theraflu, but i still have this cough. [ male announcer ] truth is theraflu doesn't treat your cough. what? [ male announcer ] it doesn't have a cough suppressant. great. [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus severe cold and flu fights your worst flu symptoms, plus that cough with a fast acting cough suppressant. [ sighs ] thanks!... [ male announcer ] you're welcome. that's the cold truth! [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus. ♪ oh what a relief it is! ♪ [ male announcer ] to learn more about the cold truth and save $1 visit alka-seltzer on facebook. >>> here now, the surging topics, our "instant index." on the rise, former president bill clinton, who talked about his wife's health after her hospitalization, saying, don't be fooled. she's so healthy, she'll way outlive him and -- >> tell her that, you know, she's still got time to have three more husbands after me. so, i think she'll live to be 120. and i always know that she's thinking about that, whenever i am
in combating a future health crisis. the research will also strengthen science in africa. >> it's opening up opportunities for young researchers such as myself, it's a way we get to collaborate other researchers from africa. >> scientists in 18 countries are taking part in the pan-african research program attempting to unravel genetic secrets they believe have been kept far too long. tanya paige, joe ha happen esburg. >> it's been a tradition for centuries but animal activists are saying it's no excuse. they celebrate today by riding horses through fire. but as it's reported, some say it's time for this particular ceremony to pass into the history books. >> for 500 years spanish riders have been leaping through walls of fire. the annual festival celebrates st. anthony, the patron saint of animals. villagers see the act as heroic but for the riders, jumping through these flames is a way to safeguard their trusty steeds. >> the festival is a pagan tradition and the animals are blessed through the smoke and fire and beauty find the entire year so -- beutified for the entire year and they don't
other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >> a 26-year-old aaron swartz was found in his brooklyn apartment. the medical examiner said he hanged himself. he was facing a federal trial on accusations that he stole scientific journals from an mit computer archive. >> cenk: one point that is not entirely accurate is he had legal access to those archives. the government charged him with violating the terms of service with that contract. they claimed that was a felony. he was facing 50 years in prison which is unbelievable. now there are people throughout the internet and the politico sphere saying that the prosecution of aaron swartz was unbelievable and ridiculous. here is a blog post that is a website for the person who wrote it from the cato institute. the government seems to have lost all sense of proportion here and the apparent legal theory behind the government's case that using a website in a manner that violates it's terms of use constitution felony computer hacking could serious unintended consequences. do you know the government now was char
by the academy of sciences questions from the federal government's food stamp program provide adequate healthy diets for the more than 46 million people on the program. my next guest says this that budget of approximately $120 per week is plenty of money to be the family of four if people knew how to shop smart. joining me now, stephanie nelson, the founder of coupon mom. author of the new york times best selling book. good to have you here. >> they cue for having me. lou: you have some groceries assembled here, and it all looks very good. $120 a week for a family of four is reasonable. >> i do. in fact a $120 per week for a family of four is the average. 41 percent actually did $668 per month for a family of four. the average is 125. a significant percentage are getting more than certainly enough to feed a family and help the night. lou: explain to us. this looks like a very healthy food to me. i'm sure that my wife, as i said that, is saying forget about the testing goes. i love them. >> this is just an example. the planning meals around what is on sale in the grocery store and combine sales
happened without software coding. a middle school science teacher in california was fired after the school students found out she did pornography seven years ago. stacy hallis, her professional name was stephaniecism just lost her appeal to get her job back. so should a former porn actor be allowed to teach middle school students once the students have located her films online? >> first off she's an actor. like if we're going to ban porn actors, we should ban all actors from everything. we shouldn't have to eat with them. they should not have to live next door to us. i mean you too. >> john: of course. >> if we're going to treat porn actors a certain way, we should treat all actors that way. >> john: if you don't let actors treat in school, the substitute teacher population will drop overnight. is it fair when the people who consume pornography can be teaches but the people who produce this entertainment consumed by so many are penalized? >> why should porn have to be the only job that stops you from going on to teaching? what about people who were politicians? they shouldn't be teaching k
, that it's better not to know. we need to know and it's worth studying, and we should embrace the science and allow the research to go forward so we can learn more about the effect of violence in the entertainment industry -- depicted through entertainment -- and the impact it may or may not have on society and on children. so that was a very specific item that he did include as part of his package. and i think generally, the proposals the president put forward yesterday were recognized as fairly substantive and comprehensive, and that's one of them. >> very last thing, on the debt ceiling. republicans like pat toomey have suggested that you should prioritize what debts you pay off so that things like social security get paid -- payments. as the president said in his press conference last week, he wants them to be paid; wants to make sure people don't lose their benefits. why not prioritize those payments? i just want to give you a chance to respond to the republican plan that's out there. >> sure. well, there's not a specific plan; there's somebody talking about it. but let's be real her
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, and advanced third world country. we're leading in science and technology, but not for the people. mass of a literary power. if you look at the condition that 85% of the country, it is terrible. >> i'm looking right now at those who are walking to their seats. timothy geithner, the outgoing treasury secretary. eric holder, the attorney general. their seats on the west front of the capital, about to witness the second inauguration of president obama. jenna napolitano's, the former governor of arizona, the secretary of homeland security. eric holder, the attorney general. comet, for example, on timothy geithner are. not only timothy geithner, but jack lew, who has been nominated by president obama to be the next secretary treasurer, and how that fits into the issue you're so deeply concerned about right now with minimum wage. >> a lot of liberal democrats filled with extraordinary help think, well, clinton's second term he does not have to worry. obama doesn't have to worry about re-election so it can be different. it is not one to be different. unless the people wake up in this country a
last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >> so much for boeing's dreamliner being safe to fly. f.a.a. taking boeing's entire fleet of 787 peace out of service. they grounded them after incidents with batteries and one caused a plane in japan to make an emergency landing after a battery caught fire. how things have changed. here is the treasury secretary talking about the same boeing dreamliner. >> i believe this plane was safe and i would have absolutely no reservation of boarding one of these planes and take ago flight. these planes are safe. charles: ray lahood is the transportation secretary. nicole, let's go to you first, where is boeing in the pre-market. >> it's looking lower. and i understand ray lahood, i understand where he's coming from. when they make the planes, there are glitches. you didn't have the plane on fire or blow up. talking about different technical glitches. i hope it improves for boeing because it's four glitches in a week. it's not the good news, terrible pr, emergency landing, now they're all grounded. bad news and it's
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